Jaden Smith mysteriously deletes tweet that 'confirmed' he's dating Tyler, the Creator
The rumour that Jaden Smith and Tyler, The Creator are dating has been a bit of a rollercoaster ride.
But it's one ride that shows no signs of slowing down, with Jaden recently mysteriously deleting the tweet in which he 'confirms' the secret relationship.
After telling the crowd at the Camp Flog Gnaw festival that Tyler was his "mother f**king boyfriend", the 20-year-old had repeated the claim online, writing: "Yup @tylerthecreator I Told Everyone You Can’t Deny It Now (sic)."
However, this post has now disappeared, leaving fans confused as to what exactly is going on.
"I just really want jaden smith and Tyler the Creator to be boyfriends for real :( y u delete the gay, jaden :((((," wrote Twitter user @omgwtfbbqj.
Other people online expressed their bewilderment, with@allthegirlstoo tweeting "why did u delete ur tweet coward" and @wishyoudabest putting: "Can't believe he deleted that tweet. Everyone's confused now".
While Jaden has been the ringleader in sparking a rumour that the pair are dating, Tyler's reaction the news hasn't been so enthusiastic.
As the crowd cheered at the Camp Flog Gnaw festival, the camera panned to the Yonkers star and he could be spotted shaking his head and waving his arms, seemingly not impressed with Jaden's comments.
Afterwards, the American rapper turned to Twitter himself, but neither confirmed or denied the alleged relationship, simply writing: "hahaha you a crazy n**** man (sic)".
Tyler has been criticised in the past for his use of homophobic slurs in his music. For example, his track A**Milk included the line: "Come take a stab at it, f****t, I pre-ordered your casket".
All in all, on his album Goblin, the Odd Future star – Tyler Gregory Okonma – is said to have used the word "f*****" and various anti-gay slurs 213 times.
His use of homophobic language and violent imagery led to the British government banning him from the UK for up to five years, with then-Home Secretary Theresa May claiming his music "encourages violence and intolerance of homosexuality" and "fosters hatred with views that seek to provoke others to terrorist acts".
Despite, this the rapper has insisted he is not homophobic, claiming that he was among the first people Frank Ocean told he was gay. Speaking to NME, he said: "I’m not homophobic. I just think “f*****” hits and hurts people. It hits. And 'gay' just means you’re stupid. I don’t know, we don’t think about it, we’re just kids. We don’t think about that shit. But I don’t hate gay people. I don’t want anyone to think I’m homophobic."
In fact, rumours that Tyler himself is gay or bisexual have circulated for years and lyrics on his 2017 album Flower Boy suggested this could be true. In I Ain’t Got Time, he raps: "Next line will have ’em like, “Whoa” / I’ve been kissing white boys since 2004."
In addition, in a 2015 interview, he claimed he would "100 per cent go gay for 96 Leo [DiCaprio]", and he once posted a picture of the Hollywood actor with the words "yes boyfriend yes".
In the same year, he tweeted: "I TRIED TO COME OUT THE DAMN CLOSET LIKE FOUR DAYS AGO AND NO ONE CARED HAHAHHAHAHA."